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Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks

3.5-star3.5 stars
55 George StreetThe RocksNSW2000Australia

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
Great pool
Great room
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From 2,745 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks

from $125
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

What’s around Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks


  • Heart of The Rocks
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 7 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 14 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 2 min walk
  • The Rocks Markets - 1 min walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Art - 3 min walk
  • Sydney Observatory - 7 min walk
  • Customs House - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 30 min walk
  • Sydney North Sydney Station - 8 min drive
  • Wynyard Station - 13 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 18 min walk
  • St. James Station - 20 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks

Old World charm and a rooftop pool with Sydney Harbour views

The heart of The Rocks

This hotel is prized for its rustic style and is set in the colonial, historic center of The Rocks. Sydney's iconic attractions are within 5 minutes' walk, and you can catch a ferry from Circular Quay and cruise the harbor or cross the arch bridge to see the Opera House.

The MCA and Circular Quay

Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks is within a couple of minutes' walk from a range of top restaurants in the vibrant Rocks area of the city. The Museum of Contemporary Art is just a block away and offers world-class exhibitions, plus a café with a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour.

Rooftop pool and dining

The hotel's Playfair Terrace restaurant offers relaxed bistro dining in a light-filled atrium, and there is a bar and a lounge for casual drinks. The rooftop pool and spa are a hidden gem in the Rocks area, where you can experience sweeping views of the harbor.

Modern style and views

The air-conditioned guestrooms are a mix of rustic decor and clean modern fittings with 32-inch flat-screen TVs, work desks, and WiFi. Many of the rooms have picturesque views of the harbor, glimpses of the arch bridge and opera house, or views of historic sandstone buildings.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 176 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks’s small print

Also known as

  • Holiday Inn Old Sydney
  • Sydney Holiday Inn Rocks
  • Holiday Inn Old Sydney Rocks Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Old Sydney Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Old Sydney Hotel Rocks
  • Holiday Inn Old Sydney Rocks
  • Holiday Inn Rocks
  • Holiday Inn Rocks Old Sydney
  • Holiday Inn Rocks Sydney
  • Holiday Inn Sydney Rocks
  • Old Holiday Inn Sydney


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Valet parking costs AUD 45 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs AUD 30 per night

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 55 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 32 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,031 reviews

Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks
Very Good8.0
Great location and service. Staff was very helpful. Room could use a little sprucing up
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks
Great Location
The hotel was close to everything I wanted to see. The Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, Botanic Gardens, numerous museums, Parlament, St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Tower were all within walking distance. The rooftop pool had limited seating as did the small lobby bar. The buffet breakfast was excellent as were lunch and dinner selections. I will stay here again.
Don, usOther trip
Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks
Fabulous overall!
Nice hotel. Fabulous location. Very good breakfast. Friendly staff. Enjoyed it very much.
Maria, us2 night trip
Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks
Very Good8.0
Nice location
Louise, us2 night trip
Holiday Inn Old Sydney the Rocks, The Rocks
Very Good8.0
Comfortable beds and friendly staff
This is an older building with lots of charm but not modern. Friendly staff and I really liked Chelsea at the front desk. Clean and comfortable room with the bed being especially comfortable. The windows are old and actually opened to the street which was nice to have fresh air. Coffee and small frig made it easy to make our own cocktails before heading to the rooftop to watch the sunset. Buyer Beware - of views promised because this is a short old building with only 8 floors. We were on the 5th floor and could barely see above the building across the street to see the harbor. The neighborhood is a bit touristy but in good walking distance to many things and trains. At night, there wasn't much hopping but you could find friendly local pubs and a good dinner. Do not go to Pancakes on the Rocks because it was awful! Worse than a Denny's. We had a great stay here and would stay again.
Alexandra, us3 night trip

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